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Notable Historical Events for January 12th

2006During an emotional ceremony, Mark Messier's #11 jersey is retired by the New York Rangers

1948Mahatma Gandhi begins his final fast

1994Malcolm X's daughter arrested for plotting Louis Farrakham's murder

1987Britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training

1995Murder trial against OJ Simpson, begins in LA

1954Queen Elizabeth II opens NZ parliament

1958Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open

1723Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres at the King's Theatre London

1836HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reach Sydney Australia

19796th American Music Award: Barry Manilow, Linda Ronstadt win

January 12th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on January 12th

1930[Miles] Tim Horton, Cochrane Ontario, Canadian ice hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons

1944Joe Frazier, Beaufort South Carolina, HW boxer (Olympic-gold-1964)/champ (1968-73)

1628Charles Perrault, Paris France, author (Mother Goose)

1964Jeff Bezos, Albuquerque New Mexico, American entrepreneur and founder of Amazon.com

1964Stefano Simondo, Italian actor

1954Howard Stern, Roosevelt NY, "Radio's Bad Boy" (WKRK, WYSP, WJFK)

January 12th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on January 12th

2006Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk (37) weds Lhotse Merriam at Tavarua Island Resort in Fiji

1963Country singer Willie Nelson (29) weds singer Shirley Collie (31) in Las Vegas

1684French King Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon

2002TV Host Conan O'Brien (38) weds Liza Powel (31) at St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington

January 12th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on January 12th

1976Agatha Christie, British crime writer ("10 Little Indians"), dies at 85

2003Maurice Gibb, guitarist of the Bee Gees, dies of cardiac arrest at 53

January 12th Deaths
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